Veterinary Assistant resume example with 5+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000,

Responsible and dedicated animal care professional with proven abilities in cleaning cages and managing supplies. Willing and eager to learn. Meets animal needs with compassion and love for every creatures. Offers excellent time management, multitasking and organizational skills.

  • Technologically savvy
  • Lab animal restraint
  • Reception area maintenance
  • Treatment area maintenance and cleaning
  • Friendly, positive attitude
  • Problem resolution
  • Work ethic
  • Critical thinking
  • Conflict resolution
  • Data management
  • Patient bathing
  • Front desk operations
  • Patient callbacks
  • Records management
  • Team building
  • Relationship building
  • Records maintenance
  • Telephone etiquette
05/2021 to Current VetJessicaary Assistant Always Best Care | Sicklerville, NJ,
  • Restrained and stabilized animals during examination and treatment to prevent injuries.
  • Daily chores to ensure the hospital was clean
  • Monitored animals' recovJessicag from surgery and notified vetJessicaarians of behavioral changes.
  • Documented patient information with precision to maintain records accuracy.
  • Stocked treatment rooms with appropriate supplies, scheduled appointments, answered phones and processed customer payments to boost office efficiency.
  • Documented and tracked treatment activities.
  • Gather medication for clients.
  • Operated radiographic equipment.
  • Have cleaned / treated dogs & cats ears, nail trims, and wound cleaning.
  • Organized operating room ahead of procedures and assisted vetJessicaarians during surgeries.
  • Administered medications to animals as prescribed by vetJessicaarians.
  • Cared for animals in post-operative recovery by closely monitoring vital signs and progress.
  • Assisted vetJessicaarians in examining animals.
  • Read under the microscrope ear cytology's along with fecal samples.
01/2016 to Current Waitress Hilton Worldwide | Silver Spring, MD,
  • Maintained accuracy while handling payments, giving change and printing receipts to customers.
  • Stocked server areas with supplies before, during and after shifts.
  • Greeted customers, answered questions and recommended specials, wine and desserts to increase profits.
  • Checked on guests to verify satisfaction with meals and suggested additional items to increase restaurant sales.
  • Communicated with kitchen staff frequently to stay up-to-date on supply availability and potential customer wait times.
  • Handled food safely and kept spaces clean to protect customers from foodborne illness and maintain proper sanitation.
  • Washed buffet, restaurant and banquet items and arranged silverware, dishes, cooking utensils, equipment and displays.
  • Practiced safety and loss prevention procedures, adhJessicag to universal precautions and infection control guidelines.
  • Enforced minimum age requirements for consumption of alcoholic beverages by checking identification.
05/2020 to 09/2021 VetJessicaary Receptionist Cvs Group Plc | Falmouth, MA,
  • Worked with clients to processes all financial transactions.
  • Processed financial transactions for clients.
  • Answered pet owner phone calls and responded to questions while taking messages for staff vetJessicaarians.
  • Set up appointments for checkups and scheduled vetJessicaary consultations and surgical visits.
  • Supervised waiting area, mopped floors, and rearranged magazines to maintain office.
  • Cared for animals in post-operative recovery by closely monitoring vital signs and progress.
  • Answered multiple line phone system for busy animal care facility and responded to questions regarding pricing and services.
  • Administered medications to animals as prescribed by vetJessicaarians.
  • Entered insurance, demographics and health history into patient database.
  • Checked patients in and out for appointments and collected co-payments.
  • Called patients to confirm scheduled appointments and obtain additional details.
  • Scheduled and followed up on patient appointments, collected and processed patient payments and maintained patient files.
  • Processed patient payments and scanned identification and insurance cards.
  • Protected patients by observing strict HIPAA guidelines.
  • Photocopied insurance cards, documented details and verified patient coverage for upcoming procedures or appointments.
  • Took messages from patients and promptly relayed to appropriate staff.
  • Answered multi-line phone system and directed callers to requested personnel and departments.
  • Trained new staff on office procedures, insurance processes and medical terminology.
04/2017 to 02/2021 Direct Support Professional Chi Health | Bainbridge Island, WA,
  • Maintained clean and well-organized environment for client happiness and safety.
  • Transported clients to doctor's appointments and errands.
  • Enhanced patient wellbeing by supporting participation in recreational activities.
  • Tracked and reported clients' progress based on observations and conversations.
  • Supervised medication administration, personal hygiene and other activities of daily living.
  • Followed care plan and directions to administer medications.
  • Developed strong and trusting rapport with patients to facilitate smooth, quality care.
  • Monitored client's well-being, safety and comfort under physician direction.
  • Documented current patient information to update vital signs, behaviors and eating habits.
  • Helped patients adjust to hospital routines and thrive in structured environments.
  • Assisted client with personal hygiene, mobility and transportation.
  • Monitored health and well-being of clients and reported significant health changes.
  • Changed bed linens, made bed and laundered soiled linens to keep patients' bed clean.
  • Cared for wounds by changing bandages, dressings and binders to promote healing.
Education and Training
Expected in Associate of Science | VetJessicaary Technology Penn Foster, , GPA:
Expected in 06/2013 High School Diploma | Johnstown High School, Johnstown, Ny, GPA:
Expected in | General Studies FMCC, Johnstown, NY, GPA:

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School Attended

  • Penn Foster
  • Johnstown High School
  • FMCC

Job Titles Held:

  • VetJessicaary Assistant
  • Waitress
  • VetJessicaary Receptionist
  • Direct Support Professional


  • Associate of Science
  • High School Diploma
  • Some College (No Degree)

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